Definition of Decussating. Meaning of Decussating. Synonyms of Decussating
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Definition of Decussating
DecussatingDecussate De*cus"sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decussated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Decussating.] [L. decussatus, p. p. of
decussare to cross like an X, fr. decussis (orig. equiv. to
decem asses) the number ten, which the Romans represented by
To cross at an acute angle; to cut or divide in the form of
X; to intersect; -- said of lines in geometrical figures,
rays of light, nerves, etc.
Meaning of Decussating from wikipedia
- the left side of the body decussate
to the right
side of the brain
and the nerves
from the right
side of the body decussate
to the left brain, however...
- tracts. The lower limit
of the pyramids
when the fibers cross
). The ventral portion
of the medulla oblongata contains
- the oculomotor nuclei
complex), then projects
to the contralateral
to the mesencephalic
duct) and ipsilateral portion
of the first...
- but only from the contralateral optic
tectum, so that the optic
path decussates twice
and the forebrain represents
eye. In large
- from most medial
to most lateral
respectively. The pathway crosses
) at the level
of the spinal
than in the brainstem
of Meynert, which
to the red nucleus, and, after decussating
with the corresponding fasciculus
of the opposite
side, ends in the interpeduncular...
- the corticospinal tract along
of the medulla
) at the medullary
down the spinal
- and the secondary neuronal axons decussates
and then travel
up to the superior cerebellar peduncle where
again. From here, the information...
has a slightly toothed
margin; they are strongly scented
and have a decussate
phyllotaxy. The purplish flowers
in close whorls
are slender stems
of the inflorescence
axis that show opposite decussate
branching. Externally, they are brownish, rough, and irregularly
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